St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.®
The organization is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Since opening in 1962, the treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80%.
St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.
St. Jude research and treatments continue to make strides in finding a cure for childhood cancer and help patients around the world.
Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel housing or food because all a family should worry about is helping their child live
Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped increase the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 to more than 80 percent since the organization opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won't stop until no child dies from cancer.
St. Jude freely shares discoveries, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.
St. Jude conducts more clinical trials for childhood cancer than anyone else.
St. Jude is where doctors often send their toughest cases, because St. Jude has the world's best survival rates for some of the most aggressive forms of childhood cancer.
St. Jude treats children from all 50 states and around the world.
Because a majority of St. Jude funding comes from generous donors, St. Jude has the freedom to focus on what matters most, saving kids regardless of their financial situation.
Because of generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, so they can focus on helping their child live.
These donations also help fund research to ensure St. Jude can continue its groundbreaking work and provide lifesaving treatments to end childhood cancer. Learn more about how your support helps.
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